Vendor Information

The Show Me Gourd Society would like to invite you as gourd artists, gourd farmers, and commercial gourd supplier vendors to join us for the 2019 Show Me Gourd Society Festival at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds and Event Center, 3001 N. Grant Springfield, Mo 65803 from April 6–7, 2019. Workshops will also be held Friday, April 5.

We are excited to host this event and look forward to having you join us. Along with the vendors, there will be classes, demos, and a competition for all levels of gourd artists, following AGS guidelines.

Important things to know:

  • Booth Fee: $75 includes one 10’ x 10’ space with no tables, 2 chairs, 2 admission bands, and Springfield City License fee.
  • Hours of the festival: Saturday 9:00am until 5:30pm and Sunday 10:00am until 3:00pm.
  • Vendor set-up is on the afternoon of Thursday April 4 and Friday April 5 starting at 9:00 am.
  • Tables and extra chairs must be preordered: $10.00 per table and $2.00 per chair.
  • Electricity is free. You will need to bring your own electric cords and cover any exposed cords. Please let us know if you plan to use electricity.
  • Tables used in booths should be skirted.
  • 80% of what you sell must be gourds or gourd related.

We look forward to hearing from you. —Alan and Lynda

2019 Festival Vendors — Watch for updates!


Madonna Watermon



Gourds by Madonna


Front Porch Gourds



Karen Kane and Kevin Oelklaus

Kansas City Gourd Patch

Shelia Guidry

Marla & Doug Garber

Moore Whimsies


Pumpkin Hollow Gourds